After 15 minutes the blood starts to pool in your lower extremities.
Physical activity ever hour is necessary to keep your brain working efficiently.
Guiding youth in the process of becoming physically active and healthy for a lifetime.
Physical Education in the News
Spotlight on the Wooldridge Physical Activity and Garden Grant for Obesity Awareness Week
'The Very Hungry Catepillar' anti-obesity campaign
On March 20, the first day of spring, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar," the legendary children's book written by Eric Carle in 1969, will be sent for free to more than 17,500 pediatricians' offices around the country in order to promote the "Eating Healthy. Growing Strong." campaign, a movement designed to combat childhood obesity.
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"The bill, which has passed Congress and awaits President Obama’s signature, has been widely praised from all corners, from nutritionists to Michelle Obama, whose Let’s Move campaign takes aim at childhood obesity. These supporters are thrilled that the bill will expand the number of low-income children in school lunch programs, aim to eliminate junk foods and improve nutritional standards, and raise the federal reimbursement rate higher than inflation for the first time since 1973."
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Polar Active is a wrist watch that monitors physical activity. It was developed to help students monitor how active they are 24/7. The icon mimics your level of activity by sleeping, sitting, walking, or running when you are. The bar keeps track of how much time you have been moderate to physically active each day. The watch keeps a diary of your activity for up to two weeks.